Ensemble - Dress, Jacket, and Muff

One of 319 objects in the series: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection available on this site.

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Evening ensemble of golden olive green lightweight wool twill: A) Short jacket. No collar, center front opening with 4 hook-and-loop closures. Back has section of bloused fabric giving the effect of a faux hood hanging back. Wide bands of decoration on front, yoke, and on faux "hood" of back, in the form of golden vines of gold braid and leaves and flowers of gold and pearl beads. Fully lined in olive silk crepe. Label at center back inside neckline: "Milgrim". B) Full length evening dress of matching fabric. Sleeveless, wide straps. Moderate neckline with "bow" effect at front. Just below ... continued below

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Milgrim, Sally 1938~.

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This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 36 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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  • Milgrim, Sally Milgrim, Sally (American. Born Austria, 1891 – d. 1994)

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Evening ensemble of golden olive green lightweight wool twill:

A) Short jacket. No collar, center front opening with 4 hook-and-loop closures. Back has section of bloused fabric giving the effect of a faux hood hanging back. Wide bands of decoration on front, yoke, and on faux "hood" of back, in the form of golden vines of gold braid and leaves and flowers of gold and pearl beads. Fully lined in olive silk crepe.
Label at center back inside neckline: "Milgrim".

B) Full length evening dress of matching fabric. Sleeveless, wide straps. Moderate neckline with "bow" effect at front. Just below knot of bow is accent of brown mink. Slight train to back of skirt. Side zipper closure. Fully lined in green silk crepe matching jacket.
Label inside skirt: "Milgrim"

C) Muff of matching fabric. Large trapezoidal shaped muff, the front with two large tiers of mink tails and a large bow with floral pattern in tiny white seed beads accented in gold beads and with scrolling gold embroidery. Zipper compartment on back.

Label inside pocket: "This Article / 10 Year Guarantee" "Berlou / Moth / Proofed"

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This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.

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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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  • 1938~

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  • Sept. 2, 2015, 11:34 a.m.

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  • Sept. 29, 2015, 5:37 a.m.

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Milgrim, Sally. Ensemble - Dress, Jacket, and Muff, physical object, 1938~; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701451/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.